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Riding the Wave with Mark Healey

Riding the Wave with Mark Healey


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“Riding The Wave with Mark Healey” is the first-ever podcast to be produced by The Wave, Rockaway's Newspaper since 1893. Hosted by Mark Healey.

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Robert W. Walsh, who served as Commissioner of the New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS) from January 2002 to December 2013. During his twelve year tenure, he reshaped SBS to become one of the city's most... more

Luis Mendes, deputy commissioner at the Department of Design and Construction, was hired in 2016 to get the city's troubled Build It Back program back on track. He's been the point man for BIB since, and joins the show to talk... more

Actress Aesha Waks, recently crowned Ms. New York, joins the Wave to discuss her next chapter.

After Superstorm Sandy hit the peninsula, then-college student Nick Compagnone worked with the Graybeards to help collect hundreds of thousands of dollars for the non-profit's Sandy Relief fund. Almost five years later, the... more

Michel Faulkner is the Republican candidate for NYC Comptroller, and is running against the Democratic incumbent Scott Stringer. He will sit down with The Wave's Managing Editor Mark C. Healey to discuss his campaign and his career.

William Ruiz is running against Mike Scala and Helal Sheikh, hoping to win the Democratic nomination for the City Council's 32nd District. The winner of the primary, which will be held today, Tuesday, Sept. 12, will then have the... more

Dennis Walcott, president and CEO of Queens Library sits down with The Wave's Managing Editor Mark C. Healey to discuss the upcoming 31-Hour Marathon that the Peninsula branch will be hosting on Aug 26 and 27. He'll also discuss how... more

For more than 68 years, the Belle Harbor Property Owners Association has represented the people of Belle Harbor, New York. Its mission is to protect and enhance the quality of life in the Belle Harbor community. Hank Iori, who has... more

State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. represents the 15th Senatorial District which includes Broad Channel and Rockaway. Elected to the State Senate in 2008, after serving seven years in the New York City Council, Joe works on... more

Thomas Kerr, the editorial cartoonist for The Wave since 2010, is professional illustrator and a graduate of the Alberta College of Art & Design. He holds a Masters in Visual Journalism from School of Visual Arts. He has been published... more